7 Ways to Make Healthy Pasta ...

Iโ€™m always looking for ways to make my comfort food staples healthier, and thus a little more guilt-free.

So when I learned there were ways to make healthy pasta, I took notes.

Pasta gets such a bad rap in most diet regimens, but if you know what to avoid, and what to add, thereโ€™s no reason even the most health-conscious girl canโ€™t enjoy it now and then.

Here are 7 ways to make healthier pasta.

1. Go Whole Grain

I know what youโ€™re thinking: pasta isnโ€™t healthy because itโ€™s loaded with dreaded carbs. Well, thatโ€™s not entirely true. We need carbs to survive โ€” for example, fiber is a carb โ€” but refined pastas are indeed loaded with โ€œbadโ€ fast-burning carbs. Simply making the switch to whole grain pastas can address that, adding fiber and other nutrition, providing a much slower-burning, healthier โ€œburn.โ€ The best part? You wonโ€™t be able to tell the difference in flavor or consistency.